XKE SERIES 1.5

Price: US $189,000.00
  • Make: Jaguar
  • Model: E-Type
  • SubModel: XKE 1.5
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year:1968
  • Mileage:450
  • VIN:1E16245
  • Color:Black
  • Engine size:4.2 LITRE
  • Number of cylinders:6
  • Fuel:Gasoline
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Leather Seats, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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Description:

1968 Jaguar E-Type

THIS IS A GUARANTEED 1ST PLACE SHOW CAR!NOTHING ON THIS CAR WAS OVERLOOKED.ARGUABLY ONE OF THE BEST 1968 XKE'S IN THIS COUNTRY...PLEASE REVIEW THE LAST PICS FIRST..THIS IS A BEST IN SHOW CATEGORY CAR. THIS JAG RECENTLY COMPLETED A 2 YEAR RESTORATION, A NUT AND BOLT ROTISSERIE RESTORE BY A PREMIERE RESTORATION GROUP IN NORTH EAST...... ON SEPTEMBER 11TH THIS CAR ENTERED A NATIONALLY ACCREDITED JCNA JAGUAR CONCOURS SHOW AND WAS JUDGED AT THE VANDERBILT MANSION MUSEUM ON LONG ISLAND BY 3 JAGUAR CLUB NORTH AMERICA SENIOR JUDGES..... THE UNANIMOUS SCORE WAS 99.75 POINTS . THE RESTORATION HAD ONE PURPOS, TO RECREATE EVERY SPECIFICATION OF THE ORIGINAL CAR....EVERY SINGLE PART IN THIS CAR HAS BEEN ADDRESSED AND BROUGHT TO AS NEW CONDITION.....INCLUDING ENTIRELY NEW FLOORS, NEW LEFT AND RIGHT ROCKER PANELS, A NEW CONNOLLY LEATHER INTERIOR AND DASH TOPPER, NEW DOOR CARDS, THE GAUGES WERE RECONDITIONED AND REFINISHED WITH NEW BEZELS AND LENS,THIS ENGINE HAS BEEN COMPLETELY REBUILT, A NEW CLUTCH AND INSPECTED TRANSMISSION, IT HAS A NEW CONVERTIBLE TOP AND RESTORED TOP FRAME, THE WHEELS AND SPINNERS ARE NEW AND INCLUDES AN ADDITIONAL SET OF NON EARED SAFETY SPINNERS, IT HAS ORIGINAL SPEC TIRES, A NEW STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST, A NEW WOOL CARPET SET WITH JAGUAR MATS AND NEW TRUNK UPHOLSTER, A FABULOUS COMPLETE ACCURATE TOOL KIT AND JACK SET, PLUS THE ORIGINAL SERVICE AND OWNERS MANUALS, A NEW RADIATOR, RADIATOR FANS, SHOCKS,TONNEAU COVER, RETRO RADIO AND SPEAKERS WITH NEW ORIGINAL SPEC GRILLS, NEW WINDSHIELD AND SIDE GLASS, TRIPLE CHROMED ORIGINAL BUMPERS AND LIGHT FIXTURES, EVEN REPLATED ORIGINAL LIGHT SOCKET REFLECTORS, A NEW WIRING HARNESS AND CONNECTORS....THE UNDERSIDE IS AS CLEAN AS THE TOP SIDE WITH NEW SURFACES THAT WERE RESPRAYED IN ORIGINAL SPEC UNDERCOATING, NEW LEATHERETTE ON DASH, RECHROMED WIPER ARMS WITH NEW BLADES,NEW CHROME WINDSHIELD SURROUND AND RUBBER MOLDINGS, REFINISHED STEERING WHEEL AND NEW SHIFT KNOB, NEW VISORS AND LEATHER HEADLINER AND LEATHER PULLS, AND YES, EVERY NUT AND BOLT AND CLAMP HAS BE REPLACED...TOO MUCH TO LIST ALL THE NEW OR REPLATED PARTS....ON SEPT. 17TH 2022 THIS CAR WAS INVITED TO AND FEATURED AT BRIDGEHAMPTON RACEWAY CONCOURS AND WAS DISPLAYED ALONGSIDE NEW BENTLEY, PAGANI, KOENIGSEGG, CZINGER, MCLAREN AND ASTON MARTIN AUTOMOBILES AT THE MAIN ROTUNDA AREA.THIS IS A FANTASTIC SPECIMEN IN TRIPLE BLACK WITH 3 COATS HAND SANDED GLASURIT SOLID BLACK PIGMENT AND 3 COATS OF HAND SANDED CLEAR COAT. THE PAINT IS IN FLAWLESS CONDITION. IF YOU KNOW RESTORATIONS YOU WILL KNOW THAT BLACK IS THE MOST DIFFICULT COLOR TO GET PERFECT AND HAS ADDITIONAL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE COLOR, THIS CAR WITH PERFECT PANEL GAPS AND SHUT LINES DEMANDS A COMPLIMENT TO ITS ORIGINAL DESIGN OF PERFECTION. OVER $200,000.00 WAS INVESTED IN THIS RESTORATION ALONE AND THE BASE CAR WAS A LOW MILEAGE NO DAMAGE CLEAN 1968 JAGUAR VALUED AT $90,000.00.... TO DUPLICATE THIS EXACT CAR WOULD COST IN EXCESS OF $300,000.00 TODAY.....AT THE JAGUAR SHOW AND THE BRIDGEHAMPTON SHOW, I HAD REPEATED COMPLIMENTS THAT THIS CAR WAS THE BEST CAR AT EACH SHOW ABOVE ANY COSTING CAR IN ATTENDANCE. THE SHEER PRESENCE OF THIS CAR EVOKES AN ELEVATED HEART RATE.PLEASE REVIEW ALL PICTURES, THIS CAR HAS BEEN DISASSEMBLED ALL THE WAY DOWN TO LAST BOLT AND THEN RE ASSEMBLED WITH EVERYTHING AS NEW CONDITION.
A CATALOG OF RESTORATION PICS ARE AVAILABLE .This car has been driven 500 local miles since restoration was completed and the original mileage on the clock is now 50,500 miles.I WILL INCLUDE FLATBED DELIVERY SERVICE WITHIN 250 MILES.